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  1. Havsie

    Havsie When I die, bury me inside the Pepsi 1893 store OT Supporter

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  2. Hamsterz!

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    you left out the part where this poll was taken from japanese anime fans. japanese otaku have different tastes from their western counterparts, i guarantee you our yaoi hambeast fangirls are not watching mecha shows
     
  3. Havsie

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    well that may be true for the female anime watchers in the US...but i'm pretty sure the male tastes are the same here, go to any anime board, including this one and you'll find that the majority of guys like lucky star, k-on!, haruhi ect ect
     
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    well, ya i agree with you on the male fan part but it really depends on the current anime season. the past few seasons have been a bit lacking in action anime so i find myself watching the girly shows but i like that genre as well so it's no biggy
     
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    theres no mecha shows to watch anymore, look at winter season its all little girls
     
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    i don't really like any of the shows on that list, so i guess that makes me sexually ambiguous :bowdown:
     
  8. Havsie

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    nga you weird
     
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  10. Havsie

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    dont make me bring out my lucky star reaction images...i have 100+ of them
     
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    K-ON and especially Lucky Star are clearly written for males though.

    I don't really think Haruhi is targeted at females either, other than Kazumi. It's closer to a harem show if anything with blasé Kyon who ends up being surrounded by threeahold looking girls who like him.
     
  12. Havsie

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    I disagree with you on K-ON!..I really don't think it has a targeted gender..it's just girls being girls that occasionally play music. Lucky Star on the other hand is a direct parody on the anime/otaku culture and they purposely try to entertain the male audience...Haruhi, I don't know..it's just weird.
     
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    All of the characters were attractive, Mugi entertained lesbian thoughts, and Mio fit the classic hot but timid and vulnerable type who otakus love to imagine they could rescue and take care of. There was even the 5th member to fill in the missing loli role.
     
  14. Havsie

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    I agree on that point, but they did it pretty subtly...I think they tried to target it to both the ronery otakus, regular viewers and female viewers still since they did add other elements into the show other than just fan service and stuff otakus like. They really didn't go overboard with Mugi's lesbian thoughts..it was like 1 scene, but I do agree about Mio..she fit the bill for an otaku favorite.
     
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    Maybe it was all the Mugi "fan art" I've seen. :oopsie:
     
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    i saw a certain "fan art" of that on /a/ and it had her with a black guy...it made me lol hard
     
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    the one with the black guy and his buddies?
     
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    no it was the "sup mugi" one...i laughed so hard the first time i saw it on /a/
     
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    it doesn't apply to me.

    i hate the harem little girl shit

    gimme cowboy bebop gits evangelion rahxephon xamd eureka etc etc anyday. cool shit > lubby dubby shit.

    even the first season of haruhi was trash imo. they had this awesome universe with cool characters but they didnt do anything with it. the most the happened was a couple battles with those monsters that lasted like 2 seconds, and then the last episode. waste of an alternate universe

    i like comedy though. i can watch 'girly' things if it is funny. i have trouble watching kid shows though. gintama comes to mind
     
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    I think you missed the point of Haruhi entirely.
     
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    i'm never going to watch Lucky Star. i don't understand how grown men watch that shit at all
     
  22. Havsie

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    it was hilarious, it may be "little girls" but its a comedy and a parody based on other anime and manga as well as the otaku subculture
     
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    Tikiman The Internet has left me in despair.

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    Just because the characters are high school girls does not mean the comedy is aimed at them. Look at south park. The characters there are like 4th graders, but it sure as hell is not aimed at 4th graders.
     
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    it's doboi ignore it
     
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    care to enlighten? its not like it was a deep show

    I think of myself as pretty intelligent when it comes to watching shows. I catch all the things going on most of the time, so to say I 'missed the point entirely' is a big statement.

    Let me know what you think the point was, i'll gladly admit if I missed it, since i'm always looking to become better at understanding shows
     
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